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ANSTO's current court cases

Scott Ludlam 12 Nov 2013

Economics Legislation Committee - Budget Estimates Hearing 2013-14

Senator LUDLAM: Thank you. How many court cases or legal proceedings is ANSTO engaged in at present with current or former employees?

Dr Paterson: I will take that on notice.

Senator LUDLAM: Are there a number of them?

Dr Paterson: I am not absolutely sure of the exact number at the moment. It is a small number, but I would like to be accurate in respect of the number I provide.

Senator LUDLAM: More than zero. So, yes, take that one notice. ................

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ANSTO Staff Engagement Survey

Scott Ludlam 12 Nov 2013

Economics Legislation Committee - Budget Estimates Hearing 2013-14

3 and 4 June 2013

Senator LUDLAM: Thank you. You recall reviews that we have been following for a while, which were conducted in 2011 and 2012, into health and safety culture at ANSTO, and related incidents, accidents, sacking of whistleblowers, and so on. Several of these documents do report improvements at ANSTO and have made recommendations for further improvements. Can you tell us how you are tracking implementation of further improvements of health and safety culture at ANSTO?

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Completing the Picture: Environmental Accounting in Practice

Senate Standing Committee on Economics - Treasury Portfolio - Budget Estimates
4 June 2013

Senator LUDLAM asked:

Senator LUDLAM: In the ABS publication Completing the picture: environmental accounting in practice, I draw from table 4.8 that the value of resource rents from subsoil assets is given as $44 billion in 2009-10, which is very large relative to the revenue that was eventually raised by the MRRT. Do you depreciate the market value of the mines themselves when calculating resources rent, as occurs with the tax?

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ASIC and the Global Capital Wealth Case

Senate Standing Committee on Economics -  Budget Estimates 4 - 6 June 2013

Senator LUDLAM asked:

Senator LUDLAM: You posted a press release on 22 March that had a bit of pickup, at least in the Fairfax and the online tech press on subsequent days, about the global capital wealth case, which is the one that was subject to be overblocking. When did you first hit 'send' on your fax machine on the global capital wealth instance-on what day?

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Section 313 of the Telecommunications Act

Senate Standing Committee on Economics - Budget Estimates 4 - 6 June 2013

Senator LUDLAM asked:

Senator LUDLAM: I would like to bring us back to where you started. Mr Kell, I missed the beginning of your opening statement. It is probably no surprise that I am going to take you back to that topic. I think part of what I might have missed was where you told us the number of times that ASIC has used section 313 of the Telecommunications Act to knock out a particular website.

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